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Post by Darkangelv2 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:58 pm

As many have said elsewhere - to me it looks awesome all round except for the strange but happy gawping front end.

£90K not bad to my mind.
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Post by GuidoK » Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:22 pm

It almost looks conventional in this day and age of mclarens etc.
But it ticks all the boxes: big V8, RWD, manual gearbox.
Nice that something like this is acutally made in this time.

And of course for the fanboys here....most wont be able to watch more than 5 seconds...
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sadly it'll be ridiculously priced where I live due to the CO2 emission tax I think.
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Post by buzyg » Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:37 pm

:o Peter Wheeler will be turning in his grave, rest his soul. It has styling ques from recent TVR's all over it. 350 in particular. But it's just not jelling with me, as a whole. The bonnet is just too high, I guess that's safety legislation. :(
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Post by MrPT » Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:26 pm

buzyg wrote:
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:o Peter Wheeler will be turning in his grave, rest his soul. It has styling ques from recent TVR's all over it. 350 in particular. But it's just not jelling with me, as a whole. The bonnet is just too high, I guess that's safety legislation. :(
The T350c is looking so good for the money these days. Quite tempting.
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Post by DPG » Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:21 pm

Was expecting a lot more.

Sure it's a nice looking car but not TVR nice.

Too much competition at £100k.
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Post by Angelus666 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:43 pm

DPG wrote:
Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:21 pm
Was expecting a lot more.

Sure it's a nice looking car but not TVR nice.

Too much competition at £100k.
Got to agree with that....massively underwhelmed, I'd buy a TVR for its looks. Sure, it'll drive nice and make a good noise, but to my eye it doesn't have a good looking side to it, the front is actually quite a poor effort. It would be at the bottom of a beauty list of Sagaris, Cebera, Tuscan and T350....it's the Mel C of TVR's.

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Post by Beedub » Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:06 pm

i think its wonderful!!

and maybe its me but those side exit exhausts are just COOL!!! i LOVE it..... not OVERly keen on the front, but its not bad at all, but overall i love the car and design, the rear quarter shot is perfect, very pleased to see some of the people involved with this thing coming alive, cosworth, Gordan murray, Slightly disappointed to see the same switchgear from my fiesta ST in the cabin ( vent inners, Steering wheel cowling, Indicators, etc.... But for a first attempt, i think its awesome, if it drives and performs like it needs to.... then wow..... I'm really pleased they have sold all the slots for it, come on TVR!! wish them all the best!

interesting how much people will pay for a, Front engine, 500hp + RWD, manual car..... i managed to knock one up for a whole lot cheaper! lol
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Post by TitanTim » Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:53 pm

Really likeing it in the traditional sports car kinda way, I do like how the bonnet opens forward and the front wings come in to meet the bonnet, almost Austin Healey. Not so keen on the interior binnacle pods but overall looks great. Will it keep breaking down though :lol:

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Post by patriot66 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:23 pm

It's not floating my boat I have to say. :( The rear looks like Audi A7, the front is a bit ordinary and lacking and the side profile is...erm...plain. The exhausts are just silly but I quite like the wheels ! :thumbsup:
The trouble with this car is it isn't a proper TVR. TVRs were a bit rough round the edges, un-sophisticated, simple, straight forward. A light'ish tubular chassis, a dirty great V8 up front all wrapped in sexy fibreglass bodywork. This is exactly what made them great performance cars and imbued them with 'character'. Besides, real TVRs were also built by proper blokes in a shed in Blackpool with a bucket and spade ! This new one just feels like 'badge engineering' to me. :thumbsdown:
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Post by TitanTim » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:02 pm

Does anyone think you will get gassed to death when sitting in traffic with the window down, unsure the exhaust is in the best location :?

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Post by Mr Tidy » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:03 pm

I quite like it, and I like the fact that it continues the TVR big N/A engine, RWD theme in an age of power by turbo.

But at the price there are loads of other options (albeit mostly with turbos).

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Post by Marlon » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:06 pm

TitanTim wrote:
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:02 pm
Does anyone think you will get gassed to death when sitting in traffic with the window down, unsure the exhaust is in the best location :?

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Post by Silverzedtom » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:20 pm

I'd rather buy a Sagaris with the money :driving:
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Post by buzyg » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:27 pm

Well this one is certainly generating some differing opinions. So hope it drives and depreciates like a TVR of old. Suspect it won't though. Time will tell. :wink:
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Post by BMWZ4MC » Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:05 pm

I saw it in the metal today at the Goodwood Revival and it's a big disappointment. The front end just doesn't work.
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